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Tribal chieftain beheaded in Takhar

AT News KABUL: Local officials in northern Takhar said that the Taliban fighters had first gunned down a tribal elder and then cut his head in Taliqan city of the province. Provincial Police Spokesman, Khalil Assir said the beheading took place in Chakab village of the city. The militants had …

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The bloodshed in Gurdwara

The Sikhism has been existed in Afghanistan as minority but considered itself as the common citizens of Afghanistan for the last many decades. Though, majority of Sikh community lives in India. On 25th March, 2020 unidentified militant entered into the sacred place- (Gurdwara Har Rai Sahib) in Kabul and shot …

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Taliban says prisoners ‘won’t rejoin battle’

AT News KABUL: Amid a national criticism over release of hundreds of Taliban prisoners, the militant group has said its prisoners will not rekindle ties with terrorist networks and refrain from resuming fighting against Afghan forces. Taliban Qatar-based political office’s spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, said on Saturday that there is no …

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Seven ‘Haqqani’ terrorists killed by own bomb

AT News KABUL: At least seven members of Haqqani Terrorist Network were killed after their own bomb prematurely went off in southeastern Khost province on Friday, officials confirmed on Saturday. The incident occurred in Liwankhil village of Sabri district of the province, Ministry of Interior said in a statement. According …

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Coronavirus cases jump to 309 in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: With new 28 covid-19 cases – the total number has now stands to 309 with seven deaths in Afghanistan, said health authorities on Saturday. In a press briefing, Spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health Wahidullah Mayar said 11 cases recorded in Kabul, 10 in Herat, two …

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Political conundrum in Kabul

By Safiullah Taye and Alias Wardak On March 24, the U.S. State Department announced to cut US$ 1billion of its aid to Afghanistan this year, with a possible further reduction of US$ 1billion in 2021. While acknowledging the financial impact of the State Department’s decision, this analysis is considering the …

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Editorial: Back to square one

With immense pressures from the international community regarding forming an inclusive government, feuding Afghan leaders are finally caving in. President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah – the twin presidents who both sworn in on the same day – are reportedly inching closer to a rapprochement with their spokespersons confirming that …

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